Magby

Magby
ブビィ
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Elekid < Magby > Miltank
Species Type
Live Coal Pokémon Fire.gif
Number Ability
#240 Flame Body
Vital Spirit
Height Weight
2′4″ (0.7m) 47.2 lbs. (21.4kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 75% Female: 25%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Magmar
Egg Group Catch Rate
Undiscovered 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Speed Point
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Magby (ブビィ) is the 150th Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex. It is a Fire-Type, and is known as the Live Coal Pokémon.

Magby uses the Flame Body Ability, which has a 30% chance of afflicting an opponent with a Burn if that opponent uses an attack that requires physical contact. Its Hidden Ability is Vital Spirit, which gives it an immunity to the Sleep Status Condition.

Magby gain the opportunity to evolve into Magmar starting at Level 30, and starting in Generation IV, it can evolve a second time into Magmortar if it is traded while holding a Magmarizer.

Magby is in the Undiscovered Egg Group, but a Magby Egg can be bred if a Magmar or Magmortar breeds, an Egg that takes approximately 6,400 Steps to hatch. It takes Magby One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Magby is predominantly red, however it has a yellow spot on its lower torso and its mouth. Magby has several large bumps on its head, and a spike on its back. It also has a short tail.

Gender Differences

Magby does not have any gender differences.

Game Information

Original Games

In the first two Generations that Magby can appear in, the only way to obtain one is to breed a Magmar. Wild Magby can be found at Route 227 and Stark Mountain in Diamond and Pearl if Leaf Green is inserted into the Game Boy Advance Slot of the Nintendo DS. Magby also appear on the Pokéwalker courses Rugged Road and Amity Meadow, which can then be transferred to Heart Gold and Soul Silver.

Magby appear at White Forest in Pokémon White, and at Virbank Complex in Pokémon Black 2. Magby also appear at the Dream World area Rugged Mountain after surpassing 7,500 Dream Points.

In Pokémon X and Y, the only way to obtain Magby is to breed a Magmar or Magmortar. It can be caught in the wild at the Mirage Mountain north of Mossdeep City in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Magby can be caught in the wild at Wela Volcano Park.

Spin-Off Games

Magby can be found at Secret Storage 8 & 13, Endless Level 13 in Pokémon Trozei!.

Magby appear at Mt. Blaze 1F-5F, Firery Field 6F-9F, Wish Cave 72F-76F and Joyous Tower 46F-51F & 72F-76F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Magby can be found at Steam Cave 1F-8F and Final Maze B1-B48. Magby is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Final Cave 9F-12F.

Magby can be found in Pueltown in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Magby inhabit the Eastern end of Mitonga Road in the Present, and can be obtained in the Past by completing the Fire Temple mission "A Scorching Shower of Flames" with an A Rank.

Magby can be found at Echo Valley Cave 1-3 and Firebreathing Mountain Magma 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Magby is listed as a Common Card in the EX Legend Maker and Mysterious Treasures sets; as an Uncommon Card in the Triumphant and Call of Legends sets; and as a Rare Card in the Neo Genesis, Expedition (2) and EX Team Rocket Returns sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Magby debuted alongside Satchel in the episode You're A Star, Larvitar, an episode in which it evolved into a Magmar. In the episode You Said A Mouthful!, a trainer named Anthony would have a Magby use Flamethrower from within the mouth of a Pelipper. Roland, who is related to Bertha of the Elite Four would appear with his own Magby in An ELite Coverup!.

Movies

Wild Magby make an appearance in Giratina and the Sky Warrior and the Pikachu Short "Pikachu & Pichu."

Manga

Magby's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Magby is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver/Crystal None Breed Magmar
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed None Trade
Leaf Green None Breed Magmar
Diamond/Pearl 8% (Leaf Green Inserted into DS) Route 227, Stark Mountain
Platinum None Breed Magmar or Magmortar
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Breed Magmar or Magmortar
Pokéwalker Varying% Rugged Road >5000 Steps
Amity Meadow >5000 Steps
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White Unknown% White Forest
Black 2 15% Virbank Complex: Outside
Black 2 25% Virbank Complex: Inside (Regular and Double Grass)
White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y None Breed Magmar or Magmortar
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 40% Mirage Mountain: North of Mossdeep City
Sun/Moon 15% Wela Volcano Park

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
II Gold Each and every time it inhales and exhales, hot embers dribble out of its mouth and nostrils.
Silver It is found in volcanic craters. Its body temp is over 1100 degrees, so don't under-estimate it.
Crystal It naturally spits an 1100-degree flame. It is said when many appear, it heralds a volcanic eruption.
III Ruby Magby's state of health is determined by observing the fire it breathes. If the Pokémon is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
Sapphire Magby's state of health is determined by observing the fire it breathes. If the Pokémon is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
Emerald If a Magby is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
FireRed It is found in volcanic craters. Its body heat exceeds 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit, so don't underestimate it.
LeafGreen Each and every time it inhales and exhales, hot embers dribble out of its mouth and nostrils.
IV Diamond Its body temperature is around 1,100 degrees F. It is healthy if it is breathing yellow flames.
Pearl Its body temperature is around 1,100 degrees F. It is healthy if it is breathing yellow flames.
Platinum Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body's heat can top 1,100 degrees F.
HeartGold Each and every time it inhales and exhales, hot embers dribble out of its mouth and nostrils.
SoulSilver It is found in volcanic craters. Its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit, so don't underestimate it.
V Black Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body's heat can top 1,100 degrees F.
White Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body's heat can top 1,100 degrees F.
Black 2 It's small, but its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees F. Embers escape its mouth and nose when it breathes.
White 2 It's small, but its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees F. Embers escape its mouth and nose when it breathes.
VI X It's small, but its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit. Embers escape its mouth and nose when it breathes.
Y Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body's heat can top 1,100 degrees F.
Omega Ruby Magby's state of health is determined by observing the fire it breathes. If the Pokémon is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
Alpha Sapphire Magby's state of health is determined by observing the fire it breathes. If the Pokémon is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
VII Sun Many of these Pokémon can be seen in areas with volcanic activity. Feeding can get them so excited, they exhale flames of 1,100 degrees F.
Moon A famous potter lives with a Magby. Apparently its soft flames produce fine works.

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
45
. 200 294 .
Atk
75
139 155 249 273
Def
37
71 79 173 190
Sp. Atk
70
130 145 239 262
Sp. Def
55
103 115 209 229
Speed
83
153 171 265 291

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Smog Poison.gif 30 70 Special.png
Start Leer Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
5 Ember Fire.gif 40 100 Special.png
8 Smokescreen Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
12 Feint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Special.png
15 Fire Spin Fire.gif 35 85 Special.png
19 Clear Smog Poison.gif 50 -- Special.png
22 Flame Burst Fire.gif 70 100 Special.png
26 Confuse Ray Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
29 Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
33 Lava Plume Fire.gif 80 100 Special.png
36 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
40 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
43 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM43 Flame Charge Fire.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Barrier Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Belch Poison.gif 120 90 Special.png
Belly Drum Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Cross Chop Fighting.gif 100 80 Physical.png
Dynamic Punch Fighting.gif 100 50 Physical.png
Flare Blitz Fire.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Focus Energy Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Karate Chop Fighting.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Mach Punch Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Mega Punch Normal.gif 80 85 Physical.png
Power Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Screech Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Acid Downpour Poison.gif 190 -- Special.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 190*/195* -- Physical.png Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 175 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 175 -- Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 100 -- Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 100 -- Physical.png

Past Moves

Via Dream World

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Dual Chop Dragon.gif 40 90 Physical.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mega Kick Normal.gif 120 75 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Seismic Toss Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Via TM/HM

Via Move Tutor

Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Magby
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Level 30
TradeMagmarizer.png
Trade (Holding Magmarizer)

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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